Archive for Joss Whedon

News: Joss Whedon Returns For The Avengers 2!

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 7, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

There’s some fantastic news for those of us who enjoyed The Avengers – Director Joss Whedon has signed up to write and direct the inevitable follow-up! Announced at a Disney Investors Conference, Whedon will also have some involvement in ABC’s live-action TV series based within the Marvel movie universe. Continue reading

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Feature: “I’m Gotham’s Reckoning” – The Dark Knight Rises Third Trailer Breakdown

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 10, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

It was a long wait (over four months) but last week we finally got the third and final The Dark Knight Rises trailer. In comparison to the all-encompassing media blitz that accompanied Marvel’s The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises marketing has been relatively restrained and sedate. This must be down to the quiet confidence Warner Bros. have in Christopher Nolan and the final part in the Dark Knight trilogy.

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Review: The Avengers (Avengers Assemble)

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The seed was sewn back in 2008 with Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. Samuel L. Jackson’s cameo appearance as Nick Fury at the end of the film. The Avenger Initiative, he said. The very mention sent a quiver of excitement down the spines of every comic book loving geek the world over. Would Marvel Studios really bring all their heroes (licensing willing) together in one movie? Could they? Four years and four films laying the groundwork (The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger), and we arrive at the big moment – The Avengers. And my gosh, are we ready for it.

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News: The Avengers Vids, Pictures, And Wallpapers Galore!

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Avengers is going great guns in the run up to the release of the film at the end of the month. We’re being thrown character-based vids, tons of new pics, and some fancy wallpapers in a desperate bid to get us to part with our hard-earned cash and carry our hefty frames to the cinema screens. There was no need, we’ve been itching to do it ever since The Avengers was announced. Anyway, let’s check them out. Continue reading

News: More Ace Behind The Scenes Avenger Pics And Surprise Video

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The past week has seen a major step up in the marketing for The Avengers as we enter the final month before release. Major film blogs have been allowed to publish their on-set interviews they’ve been sitting on for the last few months and with it a few brand new behind the scenes pics of the cast and crew in action. Oh, and maybe a little surprise at the bottom. Let’s have a look. Continue reading

News: The Avengers Round-Up

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Quite a few new things Avengers-related have been released this week. First is the international poster above. It’s pretty plain and simple. Instantly forgettable too. Moving on, for those folk who haven’t seen or kept up with Marvel Studio’s recent output, Norton Antivirus (buh?) have sponsored a featurette the recaps the adventures of Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America in a helpful little video. You wanna see? Of course you do. Continue reading

News: 20+ New Pics From The Avengers

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

What’s better than one new picture from The Avengers? Twenty three new pics from The Avengers, that’s what! Starting with a very serious Scarlett Johansson above as Black Widow, we’ll take a look at some of the sets and all the stars. So sit back, relax, and let me be your guide. Continue reading